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Review Latest Hurricane Preparedness and Safety Resources

By | 2017-06-20T18:52:31+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

With hurricane season underway, we encourage you to review the 2017 Hurricane Preparedness and Safety page. Flood Safety Checklist Hurricane Safety Checklist Returning Home After a Hurricane or Flood If you have any questions and concerns please contact Mark Baker, Senior Corporate Major Gifts Officer, American Red Cross at Mark.Baker@redcross.org.

Dump the Pump – Thursday, June 15th – FREE Rides on METRO

By | 2017-06-13T07:40:03+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Community, Residential|

On Thursday, June 15th, “Dump the Pump” Day will be held. This annual national initiative raises awareness about the benefits of using transit and encourages people to ride transit instead of driving and save money. METRO will provide FREE rides on local, park and ride and light rail service all day. Take a look at [...]

Houston children to get free summer meals during appointments at nine WIC centers

By | 2017-06-09T09:23:11+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Community, Residential|

The Houston Health Department’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program and the Houston Food Bank will provide free healthy meals to children during summer appointments at nine WIC centers across the city. Children up to age 5 with a WIC appointment will receive breakfast or lunch between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. starting Tuesday, June [...]

Reporting Suspicious Activity Helps Keep Houston Safe

By | 2017-06-05T09:19:49+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

While there are no specific or credible threats to the Houston area, the Mayor's Office of Public Safety & Homeland Security wants to remind residents of their role in preventing terrorism. Preventing Terrorism The best way Houston area residents can help prevent terrorist attacks from happening is to be vigilant of their surroundings and report [...]

METRO Summer of Fun Pass/QR Card for K-12 Students

By | 2017-05-31T19:05:26+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Community, Residential|

Get ready for a summer of fun! METRO is taking students to all the fun for FREE with the Student Summer of Fun Pass. It gives K- 12 students free rides on METRORail, local buses and Park & Ride services June 1, 2017 through Sept.1, 2017. The fun continues even when students head back to [...]

City of Houston Launches ParkHouston Mobile Parking App

By | 2017-05-24T13:36:36+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Community, Projects, Residential|

The City of Houston and Parkmobile, LLC have partnered to launch a custom parking app for mobile payments called ParkHouston. The application allows parkers to use their mobile devices to pay for parking at the 9,200 metered, on-street parking spaces throughout the city. Customers using the ParkHouston app can pay for parking with their smartphones [...]